Delivering quality and excellent services
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
You will lead and manage a team of finance officers responsible for Accounts Payable. Ensuring that transactions are processed efficiently and on time whilst effectively managing financial risks, you will play a key role in achieving high levels of customer satisfaction for all our stakeholders.
You and your team will work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to proactively champion compliance with financial regulations and other appropriate control frameworks.
Driving continuous improvement to performance and processes, you will have the flexibility to shape and support your team in Brent.
AAT qualified or part qualified CCAB or you will have equivalent experience of managing functions in a large organisation.
You will be customer focussed with an ability to build relationships with internal stakeholders and drive up customer satisfaction. With an excellent knowledge of financial systems and processes you will be able to instigate and lead improvement changes to help us achieve our ambitions.
Closing Date: 04 March 2020 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on email@example.com. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.